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Germany announces $228mn for Education Cannot Wait
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Svenja Schulze on Monday announced 200 million euros ($228 million), in new, additional funding for Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the UN global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises.
2022-01-24
Category: International, India,Education
K'taka govt revokes rule making Kannada lang mandatory for UG courses
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) Karnataka government has rolled back the decision of making Kannada language mandatory for Undergraduate students.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Campus Front of India opposes setting up of Sanskrit University in K'taka
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) Campus Front of India, a student organisation, on Monday condemned the Karnataka government's decision to set up a Sanskrit University in the state calling it an attempt to subvert the state language Kannada.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
State in favour of opening schools: Bengal Education Minister
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) West Bengal Education Minister Bratya Basu said that the state is in favour of opening the schools but it cannot take any kind of risk with the lives of the students so the decision will be taken by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the right time.
2022-01-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Consistent govt approach, mass awareness changed status of girl child in India
New delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Every year India celebrates National Girl Child Day on January 24. In 2008, the Ministry of Women and Child Development, government of India, decided to celebrate this day to offer support and opportunities to the girl child in India.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Odisha colleges asked to verify PwD certificate of students
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday asked all degree colleges to verify disability certificate of students admitted under the Person with Disability (PwD) quota in the last three academic years.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
IIIT-Agartala student bags Rs 1.15cr package from Amazon
Agartala, Jan 24 (IANS) A final year student pursuing B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Information Technology-Agartala (IIIT-Agartala), has bagged Rs 1.15 crore package per annum offer from e-commerce giant Amazon, sources said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education
Govt wants to strengthen Mahila varsity: K'taka Minister
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government does not have any intention of closing the Mahila University in Vijayapura but it wants to expand and strengthen it instead, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education, clarified on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Jitendra Singh interacts with girl achievers on National Girl Chid Day
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh, virtually interacted with girl achievers from across the country, who have excelled in the fields of science, technology and innovation, on the occasion of National Girl Child Day on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Delhi govt to conduct survey on Covid's impact on children
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) To understand the impact of Covid-19 on the children, the Delhi government has decided to conduct a survey on the basis of which the Happiness Curriculum will be updated.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
K'taka hijab row triggers debate on religious practices in educational institutions
Bengaluru, Jan 23 (IANS) The issue of wearing a hijab (head covering worn in public by Muslim women) to the colleges along with the uniform has sparked a debate in Karnataka over religious practices impacting the education system in the state. The matter has also snowballed into a controversy on whether the hijab could be considered as part of the uniform.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics,Religion
Will students in Delhi be able to return to pre-Covid routine in 2022?
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) With the Covid-19's emergence in the national capital, schools were the first public institutions to have been shut down at the beginning of 2020 and for the last two years now, children have been confined to the four walls of their homes, struggling to match up the learning pace of the pre-pandemic times.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
As Covid cases dip, Delhi govt mulls to re-open schools
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said as Covid-19 cases in the national capital are on the decline and a majority of higher classes' students have been vaccinated, the Delhi government will soon place a proposal before the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on reopening of schools.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
UoH, TCS team up for next-gen communication tech innovation
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The University of Hyderabad (UoH), has tied up with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for collaboration in research and innovation on next-generation communications technologies, semiconductor engineering, and heterogeneous computing architectures.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Charleston,National,Education,Technology
K'taka to take call on reopening schools in B'luru on Jan 29
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) The Karnataka government will take a call on reopening of schools in Bengaluru on January 29, Education Minister B.C. Nagesh said on Friday after attending a high-level committee meeting in the city.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
194 schools registered for affiliation with Sainik School Society
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A total 194 schools have been registered till now for affiliation with the Sainik School Society and application process is underway, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Education,Politics
Covid scare: University of Hyderabad tells students to go home
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Concerned over the rising Covid numbers, the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has advised its students to preferably return to the safety of their homes to minimise the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Charleston,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
IITian ensures mobile connectivity for his Himachal village to help online students
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Determined to ensure children from his neighbourhood do not miss online classes, an IITian's almost 15-month struggle has paid off as his remote village in Himachal Pradesh has finally got 4G mobile connectivity thanks to a new tower in the new year.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Lakshmi Manchu welcomes Telangana govt's move to implement educational programme in schools
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Welcoming the Telangana government's decision to implement the revolutionary 'Mana Ooru--Mani Badi' programme in all government schools, actress Lakshmi Manchu has urged the state government to focus on "institutionalising digital education".
2022-01-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Education,Southern Cinema
Campaign to promote digital skills among women launched
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In the era of internet, 'WWW' may stands for 'World Wide Web', but to empower young women and girls, the High Commission of Canada in partnership with the Digital Empowerment Foundation, coined it in a different way by launching an initiative titled 'World Wide Women - A Campaign on Women's Digital Leadership'.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
How online learning is allowing Indian students to pursue hobbies
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) While more than 9 in 10 Indian students (91 per cent) feel that online learning is supplementing traditional classroom approach, over 8 in 10 (83 per cent) of them say that hybrid learning model is giving them extra time to pursue hobbies, a new report showed on Thursday.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,Education
Hijab row hits K'taka; Minister calls move political, students stick to their stand
Bengaluru, Jan 20 (IANS) The controversy surrounding the denial of permission to six girl students to classrooms for wearing hijab in the Government Girls Pre University College in Udupi of Karnataka has taken a political turn with the state Education Minister B.C. Nagesh dubbing it a "political" move and questioning whether learning institutions have turned into religious centres.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
As Covid-19 subsides, Maha schools to reopen from Monday
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) For the fourth time in two years of the Covid pandemic, all schools in Maharashtra are set to reopen for physical classes from January 24, just two days ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, officials said here on Thursday.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
'Has societal implications on equality': SC to examine EWS quota criteria in March
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday permitted the Central government to implement 10 per cent economically weaker sections (EWS) reservation in All India Quota seats in NEET undergraduate and postgraduate seats for the academic year 2021-2022, pending a detailed hearing.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Reservation not at odds with merit': SC uphold OBC quota in medical courses
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday, delving into the binary created between merit and reservation, where the usual perception is that latter becomes antithetical to establishing meritocracy, held that reservation is not at odds with merit but furthers its distributive consequences.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Despite pandemic, IIM Udaipur witnesses best-ever placement season
Udaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, IIM Udaipur witnessed its best-ever placement season with 95 per cent of its students already placed and that too in the month January, said Janat Shah, Director, IIM Udaipur.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education
TN to try to make mathematics easier for middle school students
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) An effort to make mathematics learning easier through an activity-based learning project will be launched in Tamil Nadu soon, officials said on Tuesday.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
BHU starts course in Hindu studies
Varanasi (UP), Jan 19 (IANS) The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi has started a new course - masters in Hindu Studies.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Private schools in UP want to raise fees
Lucknow, Jan 18 (IANS) The Unaided Private School Association (UPSA) has opposed government's decision of 'no fee increment' for the session 2022-23.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Covid surge: Schools, colleges in Puducherry closed till Jan 31
Puducherry, Jan 18 (IANS) With the hike in the number of Covid-19 cases, the Puducherry education department has declared closure of physical classes in all schools and colleges of the territory till January 31.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Education,Health/Medicine
K'taka minister slams JD(S) leader for demand to start PG course in Holenarsipura
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Karnataka Minister for Higher Education, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, said on Tuesday that the protest plan of former minister and JD(S) leader H.D. Revanna demanding permission to start a post-graduate course for Holenarasipura is not justified.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Assistant Professor recruitment: Ad-hoc teachers flag concern over DU guidelines
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The ad-hoc teachers have flagged concern over guidelines issued by the Delhi University (DU) regarding the screening and shortlisting of candidates for the process of permanent appointment of teachers in the departments and colleges affiliated to the varsity.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Community participation helps students in this UP village continue studies during pandemic
Varanasi, Jan 17 (IANS/ 101Reporters) When the lockdown was first imposed in 2020, studies came to an abrupt halt for 12-year-old Sakshi Shukla, a sixth-grader in a government English-medium primary school in Durawal Khurd village of Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district. There was only one smartphone in her family, which belonged to her father. And he carried it wherever he went, meaning the phone was never available for her online classes.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Telangana to introduce English medium in govt schools
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) The Telangana government on Monday decided to bring a legislation to introduce the English medium in government schools from the next academic year and regulate fees in private schools and colleges.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Charleston,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Andhra Pradesh rules out closure of schools due to Covid
Amaravati, Jan 17 (IANS) Even as the daily Covid tally continues to remain high, Andhra Pradesh Education Minister Adimoolapu Suresh insisted on Monday that schools will continue in offline or physical mode.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
CBSE set to conduct Class 10, 12 phase-2 board exams amid Covid surge
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) As exams across the country have been scrapped in view of the surging Covid-19 cases, the CBSE Board and the Union Ministry of Education are all set to conduct Term 2 of the 10th and 12th board examinations, the first phase of which were held in November-December, 2021 and the second phase is scheduled to be conducted in March-April.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Bihar: Students of Mahavir Mandir writing success stories
Patna, Jan 16 (IANS) Generally, devotees reach religious places to worship God, but a temple in Bihar is frequented for studies.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Former IPS officer's night schools are a boon for village kids in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Jan 16 (IANS) Evenings of children of 80 odd villages spread across Jharkhand's three districts are spent in a unique way. As the sun sets, jute mats are rolled out, emergency lights are switched on and children's school starts.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
UP schools closed till Jan 23 as Covid cases rise
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) With Covid cases continuing to surge, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to further close all educational institutions -- schools and colleges -- till January 23.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
TN declares holiday for Classes 10 to 12 till Jan 31
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday declared a holiday for students of Classes 10 to 12 till January 31 due to the surge in Covid cases in the state.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
UN fund for vulnerable children in Bangladesh, Pakistan
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Education Cannot Wait (ECW) has announced a total of $91.7 million in catalytic grant financing for new and expanded Multi-Year Resilience Programmes in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burundi, Lebanon, Libya and Sudan.
2022-01-15
Category: International, India,Education
Unvaccinated students not to be allowed in Haryana schools
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Unvaccinated students would not be allowed to attend the schools in the state when they reopen, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said on Saturday.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
1,74,000 students being mentored under Delhi govt's 'Desh ka Mentor' programme
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A total 1,74,000 students of Delhi government-run schools called mentees, are being mentored by 44,000 teachers under the state government's 'Desh ke Mentor' programme, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Friday.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
1.74 lakh students mentored under Delhi govt's 'Desh ka Mentor' prog: Sisodia (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A total of 1,74,000 Delhi government school students, also called mentees, have been taught by 44,000 mentors under the state government's 'Desh ke Mentor' programme, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Friday.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
As Covid peaks in Kerala, schools to revert to online mode, but no night curfew
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) With Covid cases surging in the state, the Kerala government has decided to shift classes till ninth to on-line mode of education.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Sankranti bonanza: K'taka doubles pay for guest lecturers
Bengaluru, Jan 14 (IANS) The Karnataka government which had consistently assured that guest lecturers' demands would be considered on humanitarian grounds, has come out with many relief measures including hiking the salaries by more than double.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Common single application for all scientific fellowships, grants & scholarships mooted
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Presiding over a high-level meeting of all Secretaries of the Science Ministries and Departments, Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Atomic Energy and Space, has proposed a common single application for all scientific fellowships, grants and scholarships.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Science/Tech,Technology
40 test positive in Lucknow IET, exams postponed
Lucknow, Jan 13 (IANS) Nearly 40 students of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) in Lucknow have tested positive for Covid-19.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
This 77-year-old man enrols for class 12 exam after passing 10th in 56th attempt
Jaipur, Jan 13 (IANS) Proving the adage that age is just a number, one Hukumdas Vaishnav, a 77-yea-old retired government employee from Jalore, who flunked class X exams 55 times, has now got enrolled for class XII exams.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Financing future for modern learning: Eupheus Learning signs MoU with Varthana
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) In the past few months, there has been a discussion about whether schools should return to traditional schooling or adopt a hybrid model. For many schools, it was easy to choose and adapt to the changing times by implementing a hybrid education model. For many others, there was no option but to return to traditional schooling because such groups of schools lacked funding.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education